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Birmingham Black Barons (BIR) 3 Kansas City Monarchs (KCM) 3

Game played on Monday, September 20, 1948 (N) at Municipal Stadium, Kansas City MO
League Championship Series

Birmingham Black Barons             0 0 0  1 2  -   3  4  1
Kansas City Monarchs                1 0 1  1 0  -   3  6  0

BATTING

Birmingham Black Barons              AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
Artie Wilson ss                       1   1   1    0     2         0   0
John Britton 3b                       2   1   1    0     1         2   4
Willie Mays cf                        1   0   0    0     2         2   0
Piper Davis 2b                        3   0   1    1     0         1   0
Ed Steele rf                          2   1   0    0     1         1   0
Jim Zapp lf                           2   0   1    1     1         0   0
Pepper Bassett c                      2   0   0    0     1         1   0
Joe Scott 1b                          1   0   0    0     1         8   1
Alonzo Perry p                        2   0   0    0     0         0   2
Totals                               16   3   4    2     9   3    15   7

FIELDING -
E: 1.  Willie Mays. 

BATTING -
GDP:  John Britton. 
Team LOB:  7


Kansas City Monarchs                 AB   R   H  RBI    BB  SO    PO  A
 3b                                   2   0   0    0     0         1   0
 2b                                   3   0   1    0     0         4   2
 rf                                   3   1   1    1     0         0   0
Willard Brown cf                      3   0   1    0     0         0   1
Elston Howard lf                      2   1   1    1     0         1   0
 ONeil,Buck,R,R,KCM,
richg102,Richardson,Gene,L,L,KCM,
robec103,Roberts,Curtis,R,R,KCM,
scotj106,Scott,Johnie,L,L,KCM,
smitf107,Smith,Ford,B,R,KCM,
smith111,Smith,Hilton,R,R,KCM,
soueh101,Souell,Herb,B,R,KCM,
stubm102,Stubblefield,Mickey,R,R,KCM,
taboe101,Taborn,Earl,R,R,KCM,
thomh103,Thompson,Hank,L,R,KCM,
thomu105,Thomas,,?,?,KCM,
willu103,Williams,,?,?,KCM,
wrigr105,Wright,Red,?,?,KCM,
 1b   2   0   0    0     0         4   1
Gene Baker ss                         2   0   1    0     0         2   3
 c                                    2   0   0    0     0         3   0
Gene Collins p                        0   0   0    0     0         0   0
   p                                  2   1   1    0     0         0   0
Totals                               21   3   6    2     0   1    15   7

FIELDING -
DP: 2.   2,  ONeil,Buck,R,R,KCM,
richg102,Richardson,Gene,L,L,KCM,
robec103,Roberts,Curtis,R,R,KCM,
scotj106,Scott,Johnie,L,L,KCM,
smitf107,Smith,Ford,B,R,KCM,
smith111,Smith,Hilton,R,R,KCM,
soueh101,Souell,Herb,B,R,KCM,
stubm102,Stubblefield,Mickey,R,R,KCM,
taboe101,Taborn,Earl,R,R,KCM,
thomh103,Thompson,Hank,L,R,KCM,
thomu105,Thomas,,?,?,KCM,
willu103,Williams,,?,?,KCM,
wrigr105,Wright,Red,?,?,KCM,
 2, Gene Baker. 

BATTING -
HR:  Elston Howard. 
SH:  . 
Team LOB:  4

BASERUNNING -
SB:  Gene Baker. 

PITCHING

Birmingham Black Barons              IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Alonzo Perry                         5       6   3    2   0   1   1  22
Totals                               5       6   3    2   0   1   1  22


Kansas City Monarchs                 IP      H   R   ER  BB  SO  HR  BFP
Gene Collins                         2       0   0    0   6   1   0  11
                                     3       4   3    3   3   2   0  14
Totals                               5       4   3    3   9   3   0  25

Gene Collins pitched to 2 batters in the 3rd inning
WP:  . 


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Data may be estimated, incomplete, or missing.

Umpires: HP - Bullet Rogan, 1B - Frank Duncan, 3B - Sylvester Vaughn

Time of Game: 1:25   Attendance: 0

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account
Game of Monday, 9/20/1948 -- Birmingham Black Barons at Kansas
City Monarchs (N)

Starting Lineups:

   Birmingham                    Kansas City                   
1. A.Wilson            ss        H.Souell            3b        
2. J.Britton           3b        H.Thompson          2b        
3. W.Mays              cf        J.Scott             rf        
4. P.Davis             2b        W.Brown             cf        
5. E.Steele            rf        E.Howard            lf        
6. J.Zapp              lf        B.O'Neil            1b        
7. P.Bassett           c         G.Baker             ss        
8. J.Scott             1b        E.Taborn            c         
9. A.Perry             p         G.Collins           p         

BLACK BARONS 1ST: Play-by-play deduced from newspaper game
stories and box sc; A.Wilson walked; J.Britton grounded into a
double play (G.Baker to H.Thompson to B.O'Neil) [A.Wilson out at
second]; W.Mays walked; P.Davis out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Monarchs 0.

MONARCHS 1ST: H.Souell out on unknown play; H.Thompson out on
unknown play; J.Scott singled; W.Brown singled to center field
[J.Scott scored (unearned) (no RBI) (error by W.Mays), W.Brown
to second]; E.Howard out on unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Black Barons 0, Monarchs 1.

BLACK BARONS 2ND: E.Steele out on unknown play; J.Zapp walked;
P.Bassett out on unknown play; J.Scott walked [J.Zapp to
second]; A.Perry out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Black Barons 0, Monarchs 1.

MONARCHS 2ND: B.O'Neil out on unknown play; G.Baker out on
unknown play; E.Taborn out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Black Barons 0, Monarchs 1.

BLACK BARONS 3RD: A.Wilson walked; J.Britton walked [A.Wilson
to second]; F.SMITH REPLACED G.COLLINS (PITCHING); W.Mays lined
into a double play (B.O'Neil to H.Thompson) [A.Wilson out at
second]; P.Davis out on unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Black Barons 0, Monarchs 1.

MONARCHS 3RD: F.Smith singled; H.Souell out on a sacrifice bunt
(unknown fielder) [F.Smith to second]; H.Thompson reached on a
fielder's choice [F.Smith to third]; J.Scott out on unknown play
[F.Smith scored]; W.Brown out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Black Barons 0, Monarchs 2.

BLACK BARONS 4TH: E.Steele walked; J.Zapp singled (W.Brown to
H.Thompson) [E.Steele to third, J.Zapp out at second]; F.Smith
threw a wild pitch [E.Steele scored]; P.Bassett walked; J.Scott
out on unknown play; A.Perry out on unknown play; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 2.

MONARCHS 4TH: E.Howard homered to leftfield; B.O'Neil out on
unknown play; G.Baker singled; G.Baker stole second; E.Taborn
out on unknown play; F.Smith out on unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Black Barons 1, Monarchs 3.

BLACK BARONS 5TH: A.Wilson singled; J.Britton singled [A.Wilson
to second]; W.Mays walked [A.Wilson to third, J.Britton to
second]; P.Davis singled [A.Wilson scored, J.Britton to third,
W.Mays to second]; E.Steele out on unknown play; J.Zapp out on
unknown play [J.Britton scored]; P.Bassett out on unknown play;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Black Barons 3, Monarchs 3.

MONARCHS 5TH: H.Souell out on unknown play; H.Thompson singled;
J.Scott out on unknown play; W.Brown out on unknown play; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Black Barons 3, Monarchs 3.

BLACK BARONS 6TH: Game called due to rain in bottom of sixth
inning Birmingham had scored one run in top of sixth but score

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Black Barons     3   4   1   7
 Monarchs         3   6   0   4


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